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Nelson Mail - 2021-11-26

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CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Puzzles

ACROSS 7. One’s involvement in role one puts in one possible caption (13) 8. What one carried if one didn’t want one to see the light? (4-7) 12. Bits and odd chessmen (6) 14. Light cavalryman could learn about campaign leader (6) 16. Take a taxi back: being American, one can count on it (6) 18. Story not told at once is real for a change (6) 19. Material pattern discarded by fish-eater? (7-4) 23. Great Fire for instance leaving congregation holding Alf back (13) DOWN 1. Some players are prohibited, by the sound of it (4) 2. Is it fair, every other one being a top-liner? (4) 3. They weigh the outer covering of fishes (6) 4. Mineral giving one backbone at beginning of Lent (6) 5. It’s an eyesore on the street, yet incomplete (4) 6. No honour is given up by satellite (4) 9. Mean value gave era a different aspect (7) 10. A row of iron cut out (7) 11. No written exam is ethical if unbegun (4) 12. Fifty in wages for a dramatic presentation (4) 13. Bird that resumes partial upturn (3) 15. One pipped a super player to hole in one (3) 17. Go round and up like the thread of a screw (6) 18. Sweet guys have a right to change it (6) 19. Wooden ring, or ring used in dance (4) 20. Split a tree up on time (4) 21. Grain from South Africa to be distributed (4) 22. Yeomen’s commander shortly coming from Exeter (4)

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